Auction 139, Lot 437

"Fionia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Southern Denmark

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.5 x 5.3 inches
19.1 x 13.5 cm

Charming map of Fyn filled with place names and a large forest. The map is adorned with strapwork title and scale of miles cartouches and a moiré-patterned sea. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

Light soiling and a faint damp stain in blank margins. Manuscript page number and cardinal directions in blank margins.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 2/15/2012